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Big Tree Farms unveils golden coconut sugar to compete with refined white sugar: 'This is going to be a truly disruptive sweetener’

The new golden coconut sugar is expected to retail in May for $5.99 per one-pound bag at natural food stores nationwide.

Big Tree Farms has developed a paler, finer ‘golden’ organic Fair trade coconut sugar that can replace refined white sugar in applications where coarser, darker coconut sugars aren’t ideal, says the company, which has been selling coconut sweeteners for a decade and is still generating double digit growth year-on-year as consumers embrace their ‘unrefined’ and low-GI credentials.

NMPF CEO Jim Mulhern (left) and IDFA CEO Dr Michael Dykes (right) testified at a House Agriculture Committee hearing on the farm bill this week. Picture: NMPF

NMPF takes on plant-based ‘milk’ at House Ag committee hearing: ‘It’s a battle and we intend to win’

Impossible Foods starts large scale production of plant-based burgers

Impossible Foods moves to commercial scale production of plant-based burgers

Annie's sales set to reach $400m in fiscal 2017

Annie’s president: ‘Over the last two years we’ve added four million new households each year’

Added sugar labeling is holding allulose back, says Tate & Lyle

Allulose could change the sugar reduction game... if labeling rules are changed, says Tate & Lyle

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Kite Hill weighs into plant ‘milk’ debate at Expo West

Kite Hill weighs into plant ‘milk’ debate: ‘Do electric cars not get to call themselves cars because they don’t have a combustion engine?’

Regenerative agriculture next food trend, says EPIC at Expo West

EPIC Provisions co-founder: 'Regenerative agriculture is the next big movement in food'

Prolonged deflation 'can create a world of hurt in an environment where retailers are measured on their same store sales growth' says Jim Hertel at Willard Bishop

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Once Upon a Farm sues Abbott for trademark infringement

David v Goliath? Once Upon a Farm accuses Abbott Laboratories of trademark infringement, and has a good case, say attorneys

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